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Meet Our Teachers
Amy M. Black
Mrs. Black has been teaching for 11 years. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Berea College and a Master’s of Music in Choral Conducting from the University of Kentucky where she also completed the courses for certification in K-12 vocal music education. She has been a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference, the Kentucky Music Educators Association, the Organization of American Kodaly Educators, and the Kentucky Association of Kodaly Educators. Mrs. Black is a member and assistant section leader of the Lexington Singers in which she has had several solos and been featured in several small ensembles. She also directs the Intermediate Choir of the Lexington Singers Children’s Choir. Amy Black is a member of White Oak Pond Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and lives with her husband, Jeff Marsh, in Richmond.
Fran Riddell has been teaching for the Diocese of Lexington for over 30 years and holds a Masters in Teaching from Georgetown College. In addition to art, she has taught core curriculum classes in grades one through four, gifted programs and after school art classes. Mrs. Riddell was trained by a professional Disney artist in caricaturing and cartooning. She has worked in the arts for over thirty years and continues to free lance as a caricaturist for parties and events. Painting, illustrating books, designing logos, t-shirts, greeting cards, and rubber stamps also keep her busy.
Fran enjoys spending time with her husband Mike, sons Tyler, Justin and daughter Nataly.
Middle School PE Teacher
Mrs. Steele is the cafeteria manager and middle school PE teacher. She has been with Seton since the opening of the school as the cafeteria manager and is starting her 2nd year as the middle school PE teacher. She moved to Kentucky 16 years ago and began working at St. John’s school as a substitute teacher and aftercare teacher. She was a substitute teacher at Sts. Peter and Paul school and helped in the cafeteria for 4 years. Mrs. Steele also worked at a dance studio for a couple of years teaching ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop dancing as well as gymnastics for ages 2-18. Mrs. Steele attended Polk State College in Florida and Morehead St. University for elementary education. Mrs. Steele is married to John Steele and she has two children John Sam who is a sophomore at UK and works at Seton in the aftercare program and her daughter Celene is a sophomore at Lexington Catholic High School.